Librarians: Please Ning Me!
I just noticed that Newkirk Barnes, our April BOTM has a profile on the Ning-powered Library 2.0 Network. Taking a stroll to that site revealed several other documents librarians as well as other social-media oriented folks.
So what could I do but establish an account of my own?
A few features that I found really nice:
- It plays well with other social network sites - I could import photos from Flickr and video from YouTube.
- You can place an RSS feed right on your profile page and they make it dead easy to do so.
- Overall, it seems much faster than MySpace and has less advertising.
If you're on Ning, give me a ring!
I'm not thinking of closing my MySpace account because my MySpace network gives me access to a broader range of people. But just from noodling around a few blog entries on Library 2.0 Ning, I'm looking forward to being inspired by others efforts and ideas in better collaborating with our customers/patrons/users.